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GoEuro takes on the challenge of multi-modal European travel

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GoEuro is one of a handful of companies that are trying to make multi-modal travel search – that is, being able to search at once across modes of transport including air, rail, bus and car – a reality. What’s more, like fellow Berlin startup Waymate, GoEuro is trying to accomplish...
GoEuro takes on the challenge of multi-modal European travel
And The Winner Of TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 Is... Enigma!

Tweets from the spies: Tool checks for data use and leaks

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From Google Maps, the U.S. National Security Agency's parking lot has a larger footprint than the building itself. And for the high secrecy surrounding what goes on inside, there is plenty of information flowing just outside. In a demonstration last week at the Breakpoint security conference, Roelof Temmingh, who...
Tweets from the spies: Tool checks for data use and leaks
The Rising Costs Of Misunderstanding Big Data

Space Time Insight: Analyzing Data From Sensors, Power Grids and Weather Feeds

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Earlier this week, Space-Time Insight  raised $14 million to further develop its geospatial and visual analytics software. The Series B round brings STI’s total to $t16 million. EnerTech Capital, Novus Energy Partners, and ClearSky Power & Technology Fund, join existing investors, Opus Capital Ventures and Start Up Farms International (SUFI), in...
Space Time Insight: Analyzing Data From Sensors, Power Grids and Weather Feeds

Obamacare: Shining a Light on Dark Days in Heathcare Tech

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Entrepreneurs, developers, designers, listen up: Obamacare needs you, and it can’t wait until 2014. Healthcare technology has to catch up, and quick, to be ready for 30 million Americans newly insured under Obamacare. Within a week of the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, state governments have...
Obamacare: Shining a Light on Dark Days in Heathcare Tech

The Modigliani Test: The Semantic Web's Tipping Point

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In our recent posts about Structured Data, we've emphasized that most of the current initiatives have been around uploading new data to the Web - whatever the format. The U.S. and U.K. governments have led the way with their 'open data' websites, but much of that data isn't 'linked' yet....
The Modigliani Test: The Semantic Web's Tipping Point
Siemens and Teradata team up over grid big data

Why Big Data Wants Credit History And Bill Payment Info

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A new big data product gives retailers predictive analytics for customers based on their credit history, bill payment history, and personal habits. A big data firm marketing analytics products for retailers has launched a new platform which evaluates customer credit reports and bill payment history for clients. Versium's new...
Why Big Data Wants Credit History And Bill Payment Info

C3 raising more money for energy data plans

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How much does one startup need to sell software to manage utilities’ energy data? For Thomas Siebel’s C3, it turns out, a good deal. According to a filing C3 has raised another $15 million of a planned $30 million round, adding millions to the now about $60 million we estimate...
C3 raising more money for energy data plans
A New Data Analytics Platform From Apigee Leverages APIs, Google Analytics And Other Data For Insight And Context
"In the Studio," Sosh's Rishi Mandal Wants To Attack Offline Monotony
White House Unveils Plans For Consumer Privacy Bill Of Rights

How technology is changing the way we think about security

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Big data means new tool and techniques to measure and use it, but it also means odds against security professionals are risingJust over a year ago, I stood before my industry peers at the RSA Conference 2012 and proclaimed that "the age of big data has now arrived in security"....
How technology is changing the way we think about security

IBM Watson heads to Wall Street

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After conquering Jeopardy, battling patent trolls, making inroads into medical insurance claims, and threatening to replace customer service representatives, IBM’s Watson is now looking to take its first foray into Wall Streetesque financial services. Working with Citigroup, IBM has entered into an “exploratory agreement” that will cover everything from streamlining...
IBM Watson heads to Wall Street

More Data or Better Algorithms? Not So Fast.

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Image via KronickIt’s always a pleasure to follow a stimulating debate between great thinkers within our industry. Recently, Rocket Fuel’s CTO Mark Torrance wrote “Better Algorithms Beat More Data — And Here’s Why” in direct response to BlueKai CEO Omar Tawakol’s piece, “More Data Beats Better Algorithms — Or Does...
More Data or Better Algorithms? Not So Fast.

Tom Siebel's $100M big data energy startup C3 finally emerges as a player

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For years little has been known about what stealthy energy data startup C3, founded by Siebel Systems bazillionaire Tom Siebel, has actually been up to. The company has been like a Will Smith summer blockbuster that’s supposed to come out three years from now and will only hint at its...
Tom Siebel's $100M big data energy startup C3 finally emerges as a player
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